Chapter 1 Additional Online Resources

Chapter 1: Charting Your Future

Personal Goal Setting

http://www.earthlingcommunication.com/blog/

An upbeat blog that posts reviews on books, like How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie, and features articles on effective communication skills; titles include, Why Smart People Have Poor Communication Skills ā€“ And What To Do About It, and The Non-Violent Communication Process

http://www.health-womens-healthy-living-goals.com/Personal-Goal-Setting.html

A special Web site designed especially for women that features encouraging tips on setting goals for a healthier lifestyle

Educational Goal Setting

http://www.military.com/Education/Content?file=Education_Goals.htm

An article that provides information on SMART goal setting, pertaining to education; SMART being an acronym for specific, measurable, action oriented, realistic, timely.

http://www.getreadyforcollege.org/gPg.cfm?pageID=672

An article about goal setting, written specifically for students who are getting ready for college

Professional Goal Setting

http://aplawrence.com/Misc/cgcareergoals.html

An essay highlighting the effects of career goals on students

http://lifeskills.endlex.com/article/career_goals.html

An article about setting and achieving career goals, emphasizing the importance of knowing and studying the profession that is being aimed for

More on SMART Goal Setting

http://www.topachievement.com/smart.html

http://www.goal-setting-guide.com/smart-goals.html

http://www.selfgrowth.com/articles/TristanLoo5.html

http://www.goal-setting-college.com/goal-setting/now-you-can-write-smart-goals-that-work/

All pages highlight the SMART goal setting method: Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, Timely.

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